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Computex: Intel shrinks Atom tablets, netbooks (images)

Intel demos new Atom chip with "Pine Trail" mobile dual-core and "Oak Trail" processors optimized for tablets and netbooks.
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At Computex Tuesday, Intel co-general manager of the Intel Architecture Group Dadi Perlmutter showed his company was giving new power to the Atom chip with "Pine Trail" mobile dual-core and "Oak Trail" processors optimized for tablets and netbooks. The updated chips will allow manufacturers to build thinner devices.

For more Computex 2010 coverage, see Intel announces dual-core for netbooks, Oak Trail for tablets

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Perlmutter also disclosed the razor-thin "Canoe Lake" innovation platform - a dual-core netbook measuring in at 14 millimeters - about 50 percent thinner than any other on today's market.

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The "Canoe Lake"

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The Quanta Redvale tablet that runs on MeeGo, Linux-based software.

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Intel promises that its upcoming mobile dual-core Atom processors will provide additional responsiveness and an enhanced online experience for netbook users.

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Intel says its mobile dual-core Intel Atom processors will deliver a noticeably snappier, more responsive experience.

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Intel claims the world's thinnest Intel Atom-based netbook platforms.

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At the show, Permutter demoed a dual-core Pineview netbook showing off fast browsing with three tabs, flash, and video.

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